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ELT Podcast - Basic Conversations for EFL and ESL

Robert Chartrand and Bill Pellowe

Theme-based conversations and language practice for students of English, such as EFL, ESL and ESOL, at a beginner level. The dialogs have two or more speakers. Read transcripts and listen to mp3 files. Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/elt-podcast-basic-conversations-for-efl-and-esl/id114667307. Items in this collection are restricted.

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ELT Podcast - Basic Conversations for EFL and ESL
Mar 2, 2007 Robert Chartrand and Bill Pellowe
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This is a basic introduction between two people. You will hear it three times: first at a regular speed, then at a slower speed, then at the regular speed again. Robert: Hi, I'm Robert Chartrand. Bill: Hi. I'm Bill Pellowe. Nice to meet you. Robert: Nice to meet you, too. What do you do? Bill: I'm a university teacher. How about you? Robert: Me too! What university do you teach at? Bill: I teach at Kinki University. And you? Robert: Oh, I teach at Kurume University.
ELT Podcast - Basic Conversations for EFL and ESL
Jul 1, 2006 Robert Chartrand and Bill Pellowe
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Bill: Hi Robert! What's up? Robert: I'm going to the U.S. next week. Bill: Oh, really? I didn't know that. Where are you going? Robert: I'm going to Tampa. Bill: Where's that? Robert: In Florida. Bill: What are you going to do there? Robert: I'm going to visit my family. My grandmother lives there. Bill: That sounds nice. When are you leaving? Robert: On Saturday March 11th. Bill: How long are you staying? Robert: A couple of weeks. Let's practice. Where are you going? To Rock Island. Where's...
ELT Podcast - Basic Conversations for EFL and ESL
Jun 4, 2006 Bill Pellowe and Robert Chartrand
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Bill: Robert, I have some tickets to the Hawks game. Do you want to go? Robert: Not really, Bill. I don't like baseball. Bill: Oh, do you like sports? Robert: Yes, of course. Bill: What kind of sports do you like? Robert: I like soccer. Bill: Well, that's the world's most popular sport. Let's practice. A: What kind of sports do you like? B: I like soccer. A: What kind of Japanese food do you like? B: I like sushi. A: What kind of books do you like? B: I like Harry Potter. A: What kind of movies...
ELT Podcast - Basic Conversations for EFL and ESL
May 20, 2006 Robert Chartrand and Bill Pellowe
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This is a basic conversation about the weekend. First, you'll hear it at a normal speed, then at a slower speed. Next, you'll hear some practice drills. Finally, you'll hear the conversation again at a normal speed. Robert: Good morning, Bill. How are you today? Bill: Good morning, Robert. I'm all right. How are you? Robert: Pretty good. Did you have a nice weekend? Bill: Not bad. I went to the movies on Saturday night. Robert: Oh yeah? What did you see? Bill: I saw the new Harry Potter movie....
ELT Podcast - Basic Conversations for EFL and ESL
Mar 6, 2006 Robert Chartrand and Bill Pellowe
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Who did you talk to? Robert: I talked to someone interesting yesterday. Bill: Who did you talk to? Robert: I can't remember his name, but I was sitting on the train... Bill: Yeah... Robert: ...and this young man started talking to me. Bill: What did he say? Robert: He said that he was from Thailand and he was studying here in Japan. Bill: You mean he was a university student. Robert: No, he was a high school student. He had a uniform on. Bill: I see, so what did you talk about? Robert: Well, he...
ELT Podcast - Basic Conversations for EFL and ESL
Mar 3, 2006 Robert Chartrand and Bill Pellowe
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Weekend plans Robert: Do you have any plans for this weekend? Bill: I don't know. I might watch a video at home. And you? Robert: I'm going to meet some friends. Bill: What are you going to do? Robert: We might go sailing if the weather is nice. Bill: Sailing, wow! Do you have a sailboat? Robert: No, my friend has one. She goes sailing every weekend. Let's practice. A: We might go for a drive. B: A drive, wow! Do you have a car? A: We might go hunting. B: Hunting, wow! Do you have a gun? A: We...
ELT Podcast - Basic Conversations for EFL and ESL
Feb 14, 2006 Bill Pellowe and Robert Chartrand
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Bill: How was your weekend? Robert: It was great. I went skiing. Bill: How was it? Robert: It was fun. Do you ski? Bill: Yes. Robert: You should come next time. Bill: That sounds good. How often do you go skiing? Robert: About once a month. Let's Practice A: I went to the movies. B: How often do you go to the movies? A: About twice a month. A: I baked a cake. B: How often do you bake cakes? A: About once every two months. A: I went running. B: How often do you go running? A: About three times a...
ELT Podcast - Basic Conversations for EFL and ESL
Jan 27, 2006 Robert Chartrand and Bill Pellowe
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First, you'll hear this a basic conversation at a normal speed, then at a slower speed. Next, you'll hear some practice drills. Finally, you'll hear the conversation again at a normal speed. Robert: Hi Bill. What's happening? Bill: Not much. How about you, Robert? Robert: Well, actually, I want to go to the art museum this afternoon, but I don't know where it is. Do you know where it is? Bill: Which one? There are a few art museums in Fukuoka. Robert: I want to see the Napoleon exhibit. Have...
ELT Podcast - Basic Conversations for EFL and ESL
Jan 20, 2006 Robert Chartrand and Bill Pellowe
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First, you'll hear a basic conversation at a normal speed, then at a slower speed. Next, you'll hear some practice drills. Finally, you'll hear the conversation again at a normal speed. Bill: Where do you usually go on your vacation, Robert? Robert: I usually go to Canada in the summer. Bill: What about the winter vacation? Robert: I like to stay here in Japan in the winter. Bill: Don't you want to spend Christmas in Canada? Robert: I do, but it's just too cold. Bill: I know what you mean....
ELT Podcast - Basic Conversations for EFL and ESL
Jan 17, 2006 Bill Pellowe and Robert Chartrand
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First, you'll hear this a basic conversation at a normal speed, then at a slower speed. Next, you'll hear some practice drills. Finally, you'll hear the conversation again at a normal speed. Bill: What are you reading? Robert: A spy novel. Bill: How is it? Robert: It's good. Do you want to borrow it when I'm finished? Bill: Sure. Thanks. Practice: A: What are you eating? B: A tuna sandwitch. A: How is it? B: It's delicious. A: What are you listening to? B: A podcast. A: How is it? B: It's...